Nilsson, Lennart

Lennart Nilsson (b. 1922) was a pioneer in medical photography. In association with researchers and with the help of specially designed equipment, he has documented the inside of man down to the level of a cell. Throughout the years, he has devoted special attention to capturing the creation of a human being, from conception to birth. Lennart Nilsson’s work can be found in collections at a number of museums and institutions, including the British Museum in London, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum and the Modern Museum in Stockholm. Mark Holborn is one of the foremost editors in the world, working with some of the greatest photographers and publishers. He has with his professional and creative eye together with Lennart Nilsson created a completely new book out of the classic photos.